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Naval Architect / CAD Designer

Ref no. BHN569755
Salary £30,000 - £40,000/annum
Location New Forest, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

We are looking for an outgoing and pragmatic junior naval architect / CAD designer with attention to detail and accuracy

- Thorough knowledge of Autocad, Rhino 3D and Honours degree in Naval Architecture

Key skills required for this role

Thorough knowledge of AutoCAD, Rhino 3D and Honours degree in Naval Architecture


Thorough knowledge of AutoCAD, Rhino 3D and Honours degree in Naval Architecture

Job description

We are currently seeking a Naval Architect / CAD Designer to join the team. This is a permanent position based in our modern offices. As a Naval Architect / CAD Designer, you will play a crucial role in the marine industry, working on a variety of projects including general arrangement and detail fit out design, weight estimating, stability, and general engineering.

About the Company

Our client is a well-established company with a strong reputation in the marine industry. Our team is outgoing, proactive, and dedicated to delivering high-quality designs and solutions for our clients. We offer a collaborative and supportive work environment where career progression and professional development are valued.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and modify detailed drawings using CAD software
  • Assist in the preparation of design plans, layouts, and schematics
  • Collaborate with senior designers and engineers to understand project requirements
  • Conduct research and gather relevant information to support design decisions
  • Perform quality checks on drawings to ensure accuracy and adherence to standards
  • Maintain organized project files and documentation
  • Participate in project meetings and provide input as needed

Job Requirements

  • Honours degree in Naval Architecture
  • Minimum one year post-graduate work experience
  • Thorough knowledge of AutoCAD, Rhino 3D
  • Experience in Superyacht and power craft design
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow design specifications
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines


  • Competitive compensation based on experience and qualifications
  • Enhanced pension
  • Five weeks' holiday plus bank holidays
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Modern open plan offices
  • Opportunity for progression and CPD
  • Regular developmental reviews

If you have a passion for naval architecture and CAD design and meet the above requirements, we would love to hear from you. Be part of a dynamic team and make a difference in the marine industry. Apply now!

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